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Henry Isaacs, 40, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 40
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Apr 1846
Date of death: 21 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Mania. Cut throat. Inflammation of sub mucous tissues of larynx. Pleurisy. Extensive inflammation and gangrene of arms.
Disease (standardised): Bipolar Disorder; Wound (Throat); Inflammation (Larynx); Pleurisy (Pleura); Inflammation (Arm); Gangrene (Arm)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was first admitted on March 25th under Mr Cutler’s care in a state of collapse, insensible and with several small superficial wounds of the throat which had been inflicted by himself a short time before admission. He was re-admitted having again cut his throat.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax, abdomen and superior extremities
Type of incident: Suicide

John Pendergast, 3, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 3
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 31 Mar 1847
Date of death: 12 Apr 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuro pneumonia. Convulsions previous to death. Grey hepatisation of lungs.
Disease (standardised): Pleuropneumonia (Pleura, Lung); Seizures (Brain); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: The mother of this child stated that on the 29th she had reason to believe it fell backwards from a chair.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Trauma/accident?

Thomas Grieves, 41, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 41
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 03 Mar 1847
Date of death: 26 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pleuritis. Compressed lung from thickening of pleura. Specs of atheroma on aorta. Cirrhosis of liver with ascites.
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Compressed (Lung); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries); Cirrhosis (Liver); Ascites (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient whose whole appearance was indicative of ill-health was admitted with an abscess over the sacrum, the result of an injury received some time previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: n/a

F. William Reinicke, 46, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 8 Oct 1845
Date of death: 9 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Pleurisy. Congestive pneumonia. Encephaloid disease of kidneys, lumbar vertebrae, sacrum, of a innominate and cellular tissue
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Cancer (Kidney); Cancer (Spine); Cancer (Tissue)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a very weak state complaining principally of pain in the loins. There was also great tenderness over the back and sacrum, numbness of the lower extremities and incontinence of urine.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and spinal marrow
Type of incident: n/a

John Miles, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 24 Mar 1846
Date of death: 6 Apr 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the neck of the humerus. Diffuse cellular inflammation of both arms. Extensive hepatisation and congestive pneumonia
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Arm); Inflammation (Arm); Disease (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: On admission there was immense swelling and an extensive bruise over the right shoulder joint, caused by a fall down a flight of stairs the previous day.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and upper extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Kelley, 33, Fishman

Occupation or role: Fishman
Age: 33
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Mar 1846
Date of death: 29 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Cut throat. Pleurisy. Pneumonia of both lungs. Secondary deposits in the right. Bronchitis. Granular liver. Spleen softened and pale. Violent delirium.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Throat); Pleurisy (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung); Bronchitis (Lung); Disease (Liver); Disease (Spleen);Delirium (Nervous system)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: After being intoxicated for many days, this man attempted to commit suicide by cutting his throat with a razor.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Suicide

George Turner, 18, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 18
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 27 Jan 1847
Date of death: 07 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Pneumonia with grey hepatisation. Ulceration of cartilages of both hip joints with enormous collections of pus burrowing up into cavity of abdomen and down both thighs. Diseased knee joint.
Disease (standardised): Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Ulcer (Hip joint); Suppuration (Abdomen); Suppuration (Leg); Disease (Knee joint)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted the Physician with acute Rheumatic inflammation of the knees, the left being much the worst of the two.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

Jane Bone, 36, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 36
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 17 Feb 1847
Date of death: 05 Mar 1847
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of lung and haemorrhage and grey hepatisation. Multilocular cysts of left ovary
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Lung); Haemorrhage (Lung); Disease (Lung); Cysts (Ovary)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This woman was admitted in a cachectic condition with symptoms indicating the presence of an ulcer low down in the pharynx.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Adams, 57, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 57
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Mar 1846
Date of death: 15 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Ulcer on the shin. Pneumonia. Phthisis. Heart atrophied and dilated. Blood fluid. Old and recent peritonitis.
Disease (standardised): Ulcer (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Tuberculosis (Lung); Disease (Heart); Peritonitis (Abdomen)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with large varicose ulcers of the legs.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: n/a

George Kitching, 61, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 61
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 13 Jan 1847
Date of death: 28 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Extensive and recent pleuritis. Hepatisation of lung. Granular kidneys. Cirrhosis of liver
Disease (standardised): Pleurisy (Pleura); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney); Cirrhosis (Liver)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a sickly emaciated condition with two sloughing ulcers of the right leg of a fortnight standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

William Day, 48, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 48
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 28 Jan 1846
Date of death: 11 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Diffuse cellular inflammation of right leg. Partial ankylosis of knee joints, with absorption of cartilages and softening of the extremities of the bones. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and atrophied. Specks of atheroma in aorta.
Disease (standardised): Inflammation (Leg); Ankylosis (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart); Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with rheumatic gout of the knee and elbow joints of ten years.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: n/a

Robert Stone, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 14 Jan 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Fracture of the thigh (ununited). Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and foot, with excoriations. Heart dilated and very much atrophied – soft in structure. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Disease (Heart); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This man was admitted with an oblique fracture of the femur caused by a fall down some area steps. The same bone had been fractured about nine years previously a little below the neck.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Dinah Smith, 76, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 76
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 27 Feb 1846
Date of death: 1 Mar 1846
Disease (transcribed): Strangulated femoral hernia. Operation. Peritonitis (very slight). Granular kidneys. Congestive pneumonia. Other organs healthy in structure.
Disease (standardised): Hernia (Abdomen); Operation (Abdomen); Peritonitis (Abdomen); Disease (Kidney); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: It was stated that this patient had suffered with a femoral hernia for two years, during which time the intestine had descended several times and always been reduced without difficulty till the last appearance before admission.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Nawth, 53, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 53
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 9 Feb 1846
Date of death: 15 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound. Diffuse cellular inflammation of scalp, face and neck. Brain wet. Venous congestion of this organ. Oedema of larynx. Puriform fluid in pleura. Congestive pneumonia. Hypertrophy of left ventricle. Atheroma in aorta. Left kidney granular.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Inflammation (Head); Disease (Brain); Oedema (Larynx); Suppuration (Pleura); Pneumonia (Lung);Disease (Heart) ; Plaque, Atherosclerotic (Arteries) ; Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted much intoxicated with a scalp wound inflicted by a fall from a footpath into the road.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, neck, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

William Cane, 38, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 38
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 26 Jan 1846
Date of death: 11 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extensive injury of foot. Mortification of toes. Oedema of leg. Puriform fluid in femoral vein. Congestive pneumonia. Heart dilated and hypertrophied, with soft muscular structure, etc. Hypertrophy of thyroid gland etc.
Disease (standardised): Wound (Foot); Mortification (Foot); Oedema (Leg); Suppuration (Veins); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Heart);Disease (Thyroid gland)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted pale and cold and suffering from the effects of an engine wheel having fallen on his left foot.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, neck, abdomen and left inferior extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Castle, 36, Sewer worker

Occupation or role: Sewer worker
Age: 36
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 04 Jan 1847
Date of death: 11 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg. Inflammation of veins. Secondary abscesses in lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Inflammation (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted in a state of considerable collapse, with a comminuted fracture of the left leg caused while he was at work in a sewer by a heavy piece of timber falling across his leg.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Richard Callagan, 56, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 56
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 4 Feb 1846
Date of death: 7 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Extravasation of blood into cavity of arachnoid, etc. Laceration of septum lucidum, without any external injury – the results of an accident. Fracture of scapula, clavicle and first six ribs on right side. Pneumonia.
Disease (standardised): Extravasation (Brain ); Laceration (Brain); Fracture (Scapula); Fracture (Clavicle); Fracture (Ribs); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted much intoxicated. No distinct history of an accident could be obtained, but he complained of his shoulders.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and right shoulder
Type of incident: n/a

Charles Wood, 43, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 20 Jan 1846
Date of death: 6 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Wound over knee joint. Diffuse cellular inflammation of the leg and thigh. Slight congestive pneumonia. All organs otherwise healthy
Disease (standardised): Wound (Leg); Inflammation (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an extensive lacerated wound extending across the patella.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Left inferior extemity, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

James Swift, 20, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 20
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 17 Dec 1846
Date of death: 04 Feb 1847
Disease (transcribed): Bronchocele. Excision. Pus in posterior mediastinum. Ulceration of intestinal jugular vein. Secondary abscess of lungs. Pleuritis.
Disease (standardised): Bronchocele (Lung); Excision (Lung); Suppuration (Thorax); Ulcer (Veins); Abscess (Lung); Pleurisy (Pleura)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with a tumour about the size of a hen's egg of eleven years standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Throat, fauces, thyroid gland and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

William Dolbear, 50, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 50
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 22 Oct 1845
Date of death: 1 Feb 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scirrhus of the sigmoid flexure of the colon and of the upper part of the rectum, spreading to the pelvic cellular tissue and to the bladder. Encephaloid disease of the prostate, liver and mesenteric glands. Abscesses in kidneys. Lungs spumous with partial red heptisation.
Disease (standardised): Cancer (Intestines); Cancer (Pelvis); Cancer (Bladder); Cancer (Prostate, Liver, Mesenteric glands); Abscess (Kidney); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Hewett, Prescott Gardner
Medical notes: The patient was admitted complaining of frequent micturition of small quantities of water, haemorrhage from the urethra and pain referred to the prostate. Also occasional pain in the loins.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Abdomen and thorax
Type of incident: n/a

Ellen Davies, [No age stated], [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: [No age stated]
Gender: Female
Date of admission: 18 Oct 1845
Date of death: 31 Jan 1846
Disease (transcribed): Bronchial glands scrofulous. One crude tubercle in right lung. Large quantities of scrofulous matter in the pelvic cellular tissue in the neighbourhood of the uterus itself and in the fallopian tubes. Lungs congested and in parts condensed. Old adhesions.
Disease (standardised): Tuberculosis (Lung); Tuberculosis (Pelvis); Tuberculosis (Uterus, Fallopian tubes); Disease (Lung)
Admitted under the care of: Tatum, Thomas
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with an abscess on the foot of nine months standing.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Larynx, trachea, thorax and abdomen
Type of incident: n/a

George Young, 31, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 31
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 2 Dec 1846
Date of death: 20 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Scalp wound with cellular inflammation. Secondary pleuritis and abscesses of lungs. Pus in sterno-clavicular joint
Disease (standardised): Wound (Head); Inflammation (Head); Pleurisy (Pleura); Abscess (Lung); Suppuration (Sterno-clavicular joint)
Admitted under the care of: Cutler, Edward
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man came to the Hospital in consequence of having been pushed down some steps during a drunken brawl and thereby received a small wound on the forehead.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and cranium
Type of incident: Homicide/murder

James Gilbert, 28, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 28
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 21 Nov 1846
Date of death: 20 Dec 1846
Disease (transcribed): Gangrene of lower extremity following a blister. Recent pleuritis and congestion of lungs. Blood fluid. Recent inflammation of knee joint from fracture of femur into the cavity without displacement.
Disease (standardised): Gangrene (Leg); Blister (Leg); Pleurisy (Pleura); Congestion (Lung); Inflammation (Leg); Fracture (Leg)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This man was admitted with symptoms of synovitis of left knee joint of five days standing, following a violent fall upon the knee.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremities
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

Timothy Langham, 17, [No occupation stated]

Occupation or role: [No occupation stated]
Age: 17
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 10 Nov 1847
Date of death: 26 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Softened septum and fornix with effusion in ventricles of brain. Scrofulous tubercles in subarachnoid cellular tissue. Phthisis pulmonalis. Pneumonia with hepatisation. Inflammation of bladder. Disease of hip joints.
Disease (standardised): Disease (Brain); Tuberculosis (Brain); Tuberculosis (Lung); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Inflammation (Bladder);Disease (Hip)

Admitted under the care of: Wilson, James Arthur. Keate, Robert
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted for symptoms of acute inflammation of the hip joint.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Cranium, thorax, abdomen and left hip joint
Type of incident: n/a

Thomas Tuck, 25, Valet

Occupation or role: Valet
Age: 25
Gender: Male
Date of admission: 19 Nov 1847
Date of death: 10 Dec 1847
Disease (transcribed): Compound fracture of leg with diffuse superficial gangrene. Pneumonia and hepatisation. Large kidneys
Disease (standardised): Fracture (Leg); Gangrene (Leg); Pneumonia (Lung); Disease (Lung); Disease (Kidney)
Admitted under the care of: Hawkins, Caesar Henry
Medical examination performed by: Gee, Adolphus John
Post mortem examination performed by: Pollock, George
Medical notes: This patient was admitted with fracture of the left tibia and fibular into the ankle joint, caused by his slipping off the pavement six hours previously.
Body parts examined in the post mortem: Thorax, abdomen and lower extremity
Type of incident: Trauma/accident

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